Month: July 2013

The last meeting of the project TOPbiomat funded by the "Emerging Fields Initiative" of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg took place on 24th July at the Institute of Biomaterials organised by Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini. (Click image to enlarge) A discussion of the plan of research activities for t...

The special issue "Glass and Nanotechnology - A Worldwide Perspective" has been recently published in the International Journal of Applied Glass Science (IJAGS). This special issue was co-edited by Prof. A. R. Boccaccini together with Prof. J. Ballato (Clemson University, USA) and Prof. J. Qiu (Sout...

The end of the summer term 2013 was marked by holding the Institute's Scientific Seminar on 19th July (see photo) with participation of all members and students in the "Electron Microscopy" (led by Prof. Spiecker) and "Erlangen Biomaterials" (led by Prof. Boccaccini) research groups (photo). The da...

Prof. Mirka El Fray, Director of the West Pomeranian Center of Advanced Technologies and Professor at the Polymer Institute, West Pomeranian University of Technology (ZUT) in Szczecin (Poland), visited the Institute of Biomaterials on 15th-19th July 2013. In the framework of an ERASMUS lectureship, ...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini has been elected member of the Editorial Board of the new journal "Bioengineering". Bioengineering (publisher: MDPI, ISSN 2306-5354) is an international scientific open access journal publishing on the science and technology of bioengineering, including biomaterials. The fir...

The Europe Liaison Office of NITECH was inaugurated at the Engineering Campus of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) on 16th July. In the photo: Prof. Dr. Marion Merklein (Dean of Faculty of Engineering, FAU) and Prof. Ken-ichi Kakimoto (Director, NITech Europe Liaison Office). Last row from ...

On 11-12 July 2013, the 54-month General Meeting of the FP7 EU project "BIOactive highly porous and injectable Scaffolds controlling stem cell recruitment, proliferation and differentiation and enabling angiogenesis for Cardiovascular Engineered Tissues" (BIOSCENT) took place at our Institute, organ...

Prof. Elisabetta Rosselini, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy, visited our Institute on 11-12 July. Prof. Rosselini is the scientific coordinator of the FP7 EU project "BIOactive highly porous and injectable Scaffolds controlling stem cell recruitment, proliferation and d...

Prof. Boccaccini has been named Associate Editor of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science (IJAGS). IJAGS is the only journal of its kind, dealing with the application of glass science and engineering across the entire materials spectrum. The journal is associated with the American Ceram...

In the context of a fellowship awarded by the European Virtual Institute on Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials (KMM-VIN), Ms Veronica Lopez (PhD student) from the Institute of Ceramics Technology (ITC), Castellon, Spain, visited our Institute in June-July 2013. She carried out a research proj...